Manchester, Tenn., doctor shot at lawyers office

Manchester, Tenn., doctor shot at lawyers office

December 4th, 2013 by Ben Benton in Local - Breaking News

Manchester Police Department officials confirmed this afternoon that detectives are investigating a shooting that happened in front of a lawyers office on North Spring Street about 1 p.m. CST today.

According to reports from the Manchester Times newspaper in Coffee County, the victim is a Manchester physician, Dr. Harry Bartee. Brenda Bartee was taken into custody on the scene.

Harry Bartee was shot multiple times with a .40-caliber pistol.

Beford County deputies, who happened to be nearby, took the woman into custody until Manchester authorities arrived to take over the situation, the Manchester newspaper reported.

Contact staff writer Ben Benton at bbenton@timesfreepress.com or 423-757-6569.